Salad is a mixture of vegetables or
fruits, often with a dressing or sauce. Salad is often served as an
appetizer before a larger meal. The green salad or garden salad is
most often composed of some vegetables, built up on a base of leaf
vegetables such as one or more lettuce varieties like spinach.
Vegetable Salads are rich in vitamins and fibre content. They should
be easily digestable and edible in order to prepare fresh salads. It
should be a part of the lunch and dinner to have a healthy diet.
Vegetables like Cucumber, Tomato, Carrot , Beetroot, Cabbage,
Lettuce, endive, celery, and parsley are the most popular salad
vegetables. They are usually eaten without cooking.
Common vegetables in a green salad include tomatoes, cucumbers,
peppers, mushrooms, onions, spring onions, red onions, carrots and
radishes. A green salad is often served with a dressing like Salad
Oil, Olive Oil, mayonnaise, creamy yogurt, or lemon juice.